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Build an Inexpensive Grilling Area with Stepping Stones

Outdoor cooking is the high point of summer for many families. Grilling out on the patio or porch is not only relaxing; it’s much easier to clean up. Moms and dads love letting the kids enjoy the outdoors while they […] 

The Ultimate Guide to Single Malt Scotch: What It Is, And Why You Should Stock Up Right Now

Credit: rbrwr   Smoky, peaty, smooth… no country in the world does whisky like Scotland. This fantastic brown liquor has caused more hangovers than our editorial department cares to admit, but it’s distinctive flavor keeps us coming back for more. […] 

3 Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Him and Her

It’s that one day a year where you’ve got to show your significant other exactly how much they mean to you with a gift that not only says, “I love you,” but one that says, “I understand you.” If you’re […] 

15 Tips For A Perfect Backyard Burger

Credit: vvvracer Honestly, is there anything more profoundly American than a burger grilled to perfection in your backyard? We think not. But contrary to popular belief, crafting a “perfect” burger takes more finesse than simply slapping two buns and a […] 

12 Foolproof Tips for Mixing Cocktails

Credit: Dinner Series There is nothing worse than a poorly made cocktail… but thanks to these ten tips you’ll never suffer through another one again. 1.  Use premium liquors. It cannot be overstated how important premium liquor is for a […] 

Top 4 Beer Drinking Cities in America

Credit: Bernt Rostad “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” -Benjamin Franklin Beer. Creator of civilizations. Destroyer of Sundays. This “liquid gold” brings men together like a campfire… except it tastes delicious, doesn’t leave […] 

Napa Valley: The Lowlife Guide to High Class Wines

I’m a lowlife. I enjoy eating with my fingers… drinking cold beer in questionable establishments… and hanging out at the track with other lowlifes. And you know what? I’m OK with that. But sometimes even lowlifes thirst for a taste […] 

Quick and Easy Holiday Brunch Ideas

The holiday season is a nonstop bustle of shopping, parties, decorating and other activities. Holiday brunches can be a great way to get together with friends in a relaxed setting and get away from the scheduling conflicts that come with […] 

How to Pull Off that Extra Merry Holiday Party

Party planning can be a challenge! Plan ahead and make several lists to ensure you don’t overlook anything, or anyone. The holiday season is stressful enough; don’t let your holiday party plans cause any undue stress. Party Plan Lists What’s […] 

Fabulous Holiday Drinks and Appetizers

The holidays are fast approaching, which means lots of shopping, celebrating, and entertaining. There are tons of recipes out there for fabulous holiday drinks and appetizers, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few that we think will really impress […]